Archive for September 3rd, 2015

Lou Desmond

Thursday, September 3, 2015 – 05:00 p.m.

The Lou Desmond and Company Show is broadcasting from the Toyota of San Bernardino Recording Studios!

On the show today, Lou is joined by Adrian Moore of the Reason Foundation. Up first, they discuss Riverside County’s search for alternatives to jailing those who commit crimes.

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The Hill: Trump hits 30 percent in new poll

The Hill

By Jonathan Easley
September 03, 2015 – 12:13 pm

Donald Trump has reached a new high in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Pete Aguilar


Published: Sept. 2, 2015 – Updated: 4:57 p.m.

Cross one Inland Democrat off the list of congressional representatives who are undecided about the Iran nuclear deal.

To read post by Jeff Horseman in The P-E Political Empire Blog, click here.

Court Filings

By Jim Steinberg, The Sun
Posted: 09/02/15 2:46 PM PDT |

Eleven local governmental bodies, trade groups, labor groups and others have filed amici “friend of the court” support for the Cadiz Valley Water Conservation, Recovery and Storage Project in a remote Mojave Desert section of San Bernardino County.

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Secretary of State

Capitol Alert
By Jim Miller
September 2, 2015

Secretary of State Alex Padilla unveiled Wednesday a new “power search” lookup tool for state campaign donations, offering the public an alternative to California’s confusing Cal-Access campaign-finance website.

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An investment strategy such as CalSTRS is considering raises the question of whether such a move would hamper the fund’s ability to meet its investment target of 7.5%.

By Dean Starkman and Melody Petersen
September 2, 2015

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the nation’s second-largest public pension system, is considering a new strategy that would shift up to 12% of its $191-billion portfolio into safer investments, such as long-term Treasury bonds.

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Jeb Bush

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush speaks during a town hall style meeting in Miami on Tuesday. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

By Robert Costa and Philip Rucker
September 2, 2015 at 8:28 PM

This is not how Jeb Bush thought his summer would end. The candidate once seen as the most likely Republican presidential nominee is languishing in the polls, his fundraising has slowed, and he endures daily taunts from the rival who unseated him as the front-runner, Donald Trump.

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